ETSI - TS 101 376-3-23
GEO-Mobile Radio Interface Specifications (Release 3); Third Generation Satellite Packet Radio Service; Part 3: Network specifications; Sub-part 23: Radio Access Network; Overall description - Stage 2; GMR-1 3G 43.051
|Publication Date:||1 February 2011|
The present document defines the stage 2 service description for the GMR-1 3rd Generation Satellite Radio Access Network. This 3rd Generation Satellite Radio Access Network is functionally equivalent to a GSM/EDGE Radio Network (GERAN). The term Satellite GERAN is used interchangeably with 3rd Generation Satellite Radio Access Network in the present document.
The present document illustrates how the services requested by a GSM/UMTS Core Network are realized by the 3rd Generation Satellite Radio Access Network.
The main focus of the present document is on functionality related to the Iu interfaces. The aim of the present document is not to describe functionality related to the A and Gb interfaces in details. There is no detailed description of the interfaces towards the core network and only references are given to the appropriate specifications.